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Chris Duvall Jersey/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . -- At first glance, it seems a bit odd to hear Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly talk about how quarterback DeShone Kizer isnt playing up to expectations.The 6-foot-4, 230-pound junior is coming off a career high for passing yards, throwing for 381 in a 38-35 loss to Duke. He is on pace to break school records for passing efficiency (167.6) and for points responsible for per game (24) on an offense that is averaging 37.2 points a game -- just below the school record of 37.6 points set in 1968.So why was Kelly talking about the possibility of playing sophomore quarterback Brandon Wimbush, who he hoped to redshirt this season, following the loss Saturday?Because Kizer had a sloppy fumble that led to one Duke touchdown and took a sack that led to a third-and-20 play where he threw an interception that led to the game-winning field goal. Kizer also threw another pass a Duke cornerback dropped.Kizer, who led the Irish to nine victories and a No. 11 ranking last season, has lacked the spark that ignited Irish comeback victories last season against Virginia, USC and Temple and near misses against Clemson and Stanford.The biggest reason Kelly is unhappy with Kizers play, though, is because the Irish, who started the season ranked No. 10 with national championship aspirations, are 1/3 heading to play Syracuse (2-2) at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.His standard of play is not where we want it to be for him, Kelly said. If he was a first-time starter or he didnt set the pace that he had set last year, maybe the standard would be a little bit lower. But he has set a standard of play that we believe he needs to meet and exceed every time he goes out there.Kizer agrees he hasnt played up to expectations. He believes he has been trying to do too much, saying he has been trying to emulate Peyton Manning and Tom Brady both on and off the field.I wanted to come up here and talk to you guys as if I was the head coach of this team. But Im just the quarterback. All Ive got a do is go out and do whatever the guys upstairs are telling me to do and thats it, he said.Kizer hasnt been able to come up with the big plays when he needed to against Texas, Michigan State and Duke. He said his biggest problem has been hes not getting the Irish in good position in early downs in the final minutes. He also said that when opposing defenses give him a new look hes been overthinking.You lose your mechanics. You might rush some things. Youve got to shy away from that, he said. Ive got to focus in on my fundamentals, trust in what I see and rip the ball.He said his focus this week as the Irish try to turn their season around is on trying to have fun.Hopefully youll see a little more of that. 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Economic uncertainty following Britains decision to leave the European Union has seen Wales bin plans to stage the 2026 Commonwealth Games, officials said.The countrys economy minister Ken Skates said the Welsh Government will not be bidding to host the international sporting event, which last came to Wales in 1958.Opposition parties in the Welsh Assembly panned the decision -- with the leader of the Welsh Conservatives calling the ruling Labour Party pathetic.However, Mr Skates insisted rising costs and the economic fallout from the the UKs decision to leave the EU meant a Wales bid was not financially viable.He said: A feasibility study ... sets out total projected costs for a Wales bid of between £1.32bn and £1.54bn.Such costs would involve a huge additional financial commitment from Welsh Government over three Assembly terms.Given the high cost and the current funding uncertainty following the vote to leave the EU, we have reluctantly concluded that the bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games is not feasible.Scotland was the last home nation to host the Commonwealth Games in 2014 -- and an official report estimated the Glasgow-based event was worth £740 million to the economy.There have been been growing calls in recent times for Wales to put its name forward for the games, with Paralympic legend Tanni Grey-Thompson lending her support.Mr Skates said over the past four years the Welsh Government -- along with other sports bodies in Wales -- had undertaken in-depth work looking at whether a 2026 bid was viable.He added that despite the decision not to put Waless name into the hat, officials work had not been wasted.He said: It has highlighted the need for us to undertake a review of sports facilities in Wales with a view to increasing our spread of world class venues.Such venues would benefit the local community and the elite athlete, whilst also increasing our capacity to host major events.We have some big sporting events to look forward to, with the UEFA Champions League final being held in Cardiff next year and thee Volvo Ocean Race coming to Wales in 2018. Marius Obekop Red Bulls Jersey/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">. .We will continue to work to attract further high profile sporting and cultural events to Wales.Commonwealth Games Wales, which had worked on the feasibility study, said it was disappointed by the decision.Chairwoman Helen Phillips said: A lot of hard work has gone into preparing what was a full and detailed review of feasibility which would have led to a compelling bid.Despite this decision, we hope that some of the planned benefits for the whole of Wales can still be achieved under an Active Wales vision and that the work that has been conducted will be used to inform a bid in future cycles.However, Ms Phillips said the organisation fully understood ministers reasons given the recent economic uncertainty.But Plaid Cymru -- the second largest party in the Welsh Assembly -- lambasted the Welsh Governments decision and added it was further proof of the Labour administrations lack of ambition.Shadow economy secretary Adam Price said: Rather than show resilience and send a clear message that Wales can weather the Brexit storm, the Labour Government seems to be resigning to the fact that the challenges facing our economy are insurmountable.If anything, the UKs decision to leave the European Union should be an incentive, not a deterrent, to taking bold steps to attract new investment to Wales.And Welsh Tory leader Andrew RT Davies, who had also supported a bid, was also angry at the decision.He said: Its pathetic the Welsh Government is once again attempting to use Brexit as a smokescreen to disguise a lack of ambition and imagination.Having jumped on the bandwagon of Welsh sporting success over the summer the Welsh Labour Government is now abandoning the stage.Clearly a bid would have come at great cost, but over the extended period the economic, social and sporting benefits to Wales would have been huge.This is a sad day for Welsh sport. Cheap NFL Jerseys/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap NFL Jerseys ChinaCheap Jerseys From China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Wholesale Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap NFL Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> NFL Cheap Jerseys/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap Jerseys/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> ' ' '

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